Tag Archives: Roxy Music

Album review: BILLY MACKENZIE – Satellite Life Recordings 1995-96, 3 CD Set

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Cherry Red Records [Release date: 23.04.22] Billy MacKenzie died in 1997, aged 39. Beyond the band he founded with Alan Rankine, The Associates, he recorded a handful of solo albums, but many of the songs in those studio sessions didn’t … Continue reading

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Album review: VARIOUS ARTISTS – Beyond The Pale Horizon, The British Progressive Sounds of 1972 (3 CD Boxset)

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Cherry Red [Release date 28.05.21] Respected music critics have often expressed the opinion that Roxy Music’s Bryan Ferry never wrote a better set of lyrics than he did for ‘Virginia Plain’, the band’s first hit single. Medium.com’s Phil Adams described … Continue reading

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Album review: VARIOUS – Oh! You Pretty Things Glam Queens And Street Urchins

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Cherry Red [Release date 26.02.21] Oh! You Pretty Things is a 3 disc, 66 track Glam (and more) boxfest, which disappointingly, despite its title, doesn’t feature the late David Bowie song. And ironically, nothing from Hermans Hermits, who turned it … Continue reading

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Gig review: REWIND SCOTLAND – Scone Palace, Perth, 20 – 21 July 2019

I am sure every generation will lay claim to having all the best music. The music being played on TV and radio during your formative years is what you absorbed and, by default, sticks with you through life. For me and … Continue reading

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News: JOHN WETTON 1949-2017

In this interview extract from April 2009 John Wetton tells David Randall about his early influences, and the immediate aftermath of his departure from Asia in 1991 which led to the release of his second, and favourite, solo album ‘Battle … Continue reading

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Album review: JOHN WETTON – Anthology The Studio Recordings Vol.1

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In this interview extract from April 2009 John Wetton tells David Randall about his early influences, and the immediate aftermath of his departure from Asia in 1991 which led to the release of his second, and favourite, solo album ‘Battle … Continue reading

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DVD reviews: GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS, BRYAN FERRY, HUGH LAURIE

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GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS – Live at Montreux 2013 Eagle Vision [Release date 18.11.13] Having released some 16 studio albums since the late ‘70’s, George Thorogood & The Destroyers (or to give them their proper title, George Thorogood and … Continue reading

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Video interview: CHRIS SPEDDING, London, 4 July 2013

Legendary session guitarist Chris Spedding talks to Pete Feenstra about his career. Josh Taerk’s latest Sunday Session was streamed on Sunday 20 March 2022 at 21:00 GMT (16:00 EST). Josh’s next session is Sunday 22 May. Check out previous videos … Continue reading

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